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What do you think about the use of "portable" classrooms by the Lawrence school district?

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Response Percent
They’re a cheap disservice to students who should be in a real school.
 
61%
They’re an effective way to inexpensively reduce classroom overcrowding.
 
35%
No opinion.
 
3%
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State Senator O’Connor stepping down
September 20, 2006
One of the most conservative legislators in Kansas, state Sen. Kay O’Connor, announced she will be resigning this fall.
6News Now for September 20
September 20, 2006
In tonight’s 6News and tomorrow’s Lawrence Journal-World, family of the weekend’s fire victims need help covering the funeral costs, quirky city codes, and concerns about drug use in schools.
Legendary Union Pacific steam engine coming to Lawrence
September 20, 2006
Union Pacific Railroad’s legendary steam locomotive No. 844 is expected to pass through Lawrence about mid-day Thursday.
Board of Regents announces new ESU president
September 20, 2006
Michael R. Lane, vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, will be Emporia State University’s new president, the Kansas Board of Regents announced today.
Designer of WTC memorial to speak at KU
September 20, 2006
Daniel Libeskind, architect and designer of the Freedom Tower, the memorial to the World Trade Center in New York City, will speak at 8 p.m. at Kansas University.
Lawrence school headcount delayed a day
The official headcount needs to be taken on a full school day
September 20, 2006
The official headcount needs to be taken on a full school day.
Cool this morning, warming into upper 70s
Thunderstorms moving in Thursday
September 20, 2006
Temperatures were down in the 40s this morning. But you can probably won’t need a heavy sweatshirt this afternoon, says Jennifer Schack, 6News meteorologist.
Pump prices fluctuating
Lawrence recently offering better deals than nearby cities
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A1
It was a happy mystery across Lawrence for a few days, but one that has almost disappeared overnight and may never be fully explained. Gasoline prices here, usually higher than in surrounding cities, were actually lower in the past couple of weeks, with some pumps showing $2.10 and $2.13 per gallon of unleaded gasoline. But by end of the day Tuesday, most Lawrence stations had gone back up to $2.25, more in line with the prices in other Kansas towns.
Daily ticker
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B8
KU fails on Trojan report card
Survey says sexual-health resources lacking
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B7
Kansas University is failing to adequately inform its students about sexual health.
Anti-drug videos posted on YouTube
September 20, 2006
The White House is distributing government-produced, anti-drug videos on YouTube, the trendy Internet service that features clips of wacky, drug-induced behavior and step-by-step instructions for growing marijuana plants.
Crocodile Hunter’ star of one final show
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A2
“Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin was remembered today for his “great zest for life” at a public memorial service for the beloved conservationist and entertainer.
Democrats must articulate Iraq strategy
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B10
I don’t envy Democratic Party candidates who are asked to define a new Iraq policy. White House mistakes have left the United States with no good alternatives in Iraq.
Horoscopes
September 20, 2006 in print edition on D5
For Wednesday, Sept. 20
KU theater to perform ‘The Odyssey’
September 20, 2006 in print edition on D3
Kansas University’s Theatre for Young People will stage a dramatization of Homer’s “The Odyssey” Monday through Oct. 1 in the Inge Theatre in Murphy Hall.
Poetry experts to speak at KU tonight
September 20, 2006 in print edition on D3
A Kansas-born poet along with the Kansas City Star book editor and a Kansas City area poetry professor will be featured tonight and Thursday at Kansas University.
Junior high volleyball hits prime time
September 20, 2006
A few hundred fans filled the Free State High gymnasium last Wednesday night for what Central Junior High athletic director Scott Forkenbrock called “the marquee event” of the junior high volleyball season. Yes, that said “junior high” and “Wednesday night.”
Southwest holds on against Lancers
September 20, 2006
Coach Skip Bennett had prepared two speeches for his ninth-grade Southwest Bulldogs following last Wednesday’s game against Shawnee Mission East. One if his team won, the other if they lost.
Ex-Jayhawk Gooden enjoys warm welcome
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C1
Drew Gooden pumped iron for an hour Tuesday in Kansas University’s Anderson Family Strength and Conditioning Center. The 6-foot-10, 242-pound Cleveland Cavaliers power forward, who played at KU from 1999-2002, also scrimmaged with the Jayhawks an hour and a half after taking a brisk walk on campus.
Judge rules statements made by dying woman to friend, physician admissible at trial
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B1
A dying woman’s statements to police can’t be used in court, but similar statements she made to an emergency room doctor and a friend can be presented as evidence.
Free State soccer nips Leavenworth
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C3
The Free State High soccer team defeated Leavenworth, 2-1, Tuesday afternoon at home. The Firebirds had 20 shots on goal to the Pioneers’ 12.
No answers yet for family of fire victims
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A1
Tuesday afternoon, William Glover trudged through the ashes and rubble of Charles Glover Sr.’s burned home, looking for remnants of his brother’s life.
Fla. leader among city manager candidates
Finalist lives in area that has seen rapid population growth
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A1
An assistant city manager for a rapidly growing community just outside Fort Lauderdale, Fla., confirmed Tuesday that he is a finalist to become Lawrence’s next city manager.
Portable classrooms expose permanent problem
District weighs options for fighting overcrowding at Hillcrest School
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B1
A new year. More students. And another portable classroom. That’s been the trend for several years now at Hillcrest School, 1045 Hilltop Drive.
Unusual fruit jackpot
Spin your wheels and add exotic fruits to mealtime
September 20, 2006 in print edition on D1
Ever walk by a piece of fruit in the grocery store and wonder: What the heck is that? It might be perfectly round, bulbous or pointy. It might be prickly or smooth. It might be green, orange, red or some iridescent combination of the three.
Sweet take on rice stars at family reunions
September 20, 2006 in print edition on D1
Cooking Connection is a Journal-World feature that prints favorite reader recipes. This week’s featured cook is Caroline Flory of Lawrence, with her recipe for Heavenly Rice.
Check spices to clean out the relics
September 20, 2006 in print edition on D1
I spent part of my weekend conducting an archeological dig of sorts, as I reviewed the contents of my spice cabinet. This was prompted by an e-mail from a friend in Texas, who provided a link to the McCormick Co. Web site and said I might be surprised to learn how old some of the relics in my spice cabinet really are.
Beer’s the main ingredient on ‘Jayni’s Kitchen’
September 20, 2006 in print edition on D2
Join “Jayni’s Kitchen” this week for “BEER…It’s What’s For Dinner.”
Baker defender earns HAAC weekly honor
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C3
Baker University end Andrew Patch has been named Heart of America Athletic Conference defensive player of the week following the Wildcats’ 27-24 overtime victory Saturday at William Jewell.
New York AC to fete ex-Jayhawk on Oct. 11
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C3
The New York Athletic Club will hold a dinner Oct. 11 to honor Al Oerter on the 50th anniversary of the first of his four Olympic gold medals.
Seabury volleyball drops 2 in K.C.
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C3
Seabury Academy dropped a pair of high school volleyball matches Tuesday at Kansas City Lutheran.
KU women take 3rd at golf event
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C3
Kansas University’s women’s golf team moved up two spots on the final day to place third of 14 teams Tuesday at Nebraska’s Chip-N Club Invitational. The Jayhawks finished with a total score of 943 (322-317-304) at the 6,040-yard, par-72 Yankee Hill Country Club.
Arson suspect wants statement off record
Attorney says Rose’s remarks weren’t voluntary
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A1
He has attention deficit disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder from childhood abuse and a learning disability, and he was taking anti-psychotic medicine. So was his hourslong statement to police, given in multiple interrogations during the course of three days, voluntary?
Driver reports bogus police traffic stop
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B1
Lawrence Police are investigating a 40-year-old woman’s report that a man impersonating a police officer pulled her over Saturday night and told her she was driving too cautiously.
Vandalism reported at five churches
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B1
Vehicles, windows or other property at five Lawrence churches were vandalized during the weekend, but police said it’s unknown whether the incidents were related.
Group to address trafficway route
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B1
Supporters of an effort to get a public vote to determine the route of the eastern leg of the South Lawrence Trafficway will state their case tonight before the Douglas County Commission.
New Edward Campus biology lab dedicated
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B1
Kansas University’s Edwards Campus on Tuesday had a dedication ceremony for a new molecular biology lab.
Patrol seeks fuel deals
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B1
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.10 at Citgo, Ninth and Iowa streets.
Regents to ask for more funding
After years on ‘back burner,’ higher education makes its case to Legislature for increased state support
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B1
Higher education officials Tuesday issued a call to arms for more money, saying state funding to universities has slumped like the Kansas City Royals.
Driver pleads guilty in death of ESU official
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B3
A man has pleaded guilty to two charges in the hit-and-run death of Emporia State University controller John Blaufuss.
Anti-plagiarism tool pulled from professors’ arsenal
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B1
Most agree plagiarism is a growing problem on college campuses since the Internet has made it easier to lift material. But Kansas University officials have sent word to professors that KU will no longer subscribe to Turnitin.com, a computerized plagiarism detection service that some instructors said was their best tool for catching cheaters.
National Geographic editor reflects on career
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B3
Ken Weaver, former science editor for National Geographic, speaks about his career with Lawrence Journal-World senior editor Bill Snead beginning tonight on “River City Weekly.”
2 suspects in 1979 slaying arrested
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A3
Two suspects in the 1979 slaying of a college student in Michigan have been arrested in West Virginia, and an arrest warrant has been issued for a third suspect in Pennsylvania.
Mexican leader pledges to extradite all drug lord
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A3
President Vicente Fox said Tuesday that Mexico is willing to extradite any drug lord in its custody wanted by the United States.
Race cited in parents’ demand for abortion
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A3
A Maine couple accused of tying up their 19-year-old daughter, throwing her in their car and driving her out of state to get an abortion were upset because the baby’s father is black, a Maine sheriff said Tuesday.
Spinach may carry more potent strain of E. coli
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A3
Federal health officials are investigating whether a more potent strain of E. coli is behind an outbreak linked to fresh spinach that has sickened at least 131 people, half of whom have been hospitalized.
Abducted Missouri baby found alive
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A3
A newborn abducted after her mother was slashed was found alive Tuesday in excellent condition, and a woman who had recently miscarried was arrested, officials said.
Audio expert to tout one-speaker DSP
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B8
A Yamaha Corp. representative will be in Lawrence on Thursday to help people listen to and understand the technical capabilities of digital signal processing, or DSP.
Commodities
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B8
City Commission asked to put Iraq question on ballot
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B2
City commissioners are being asked to allow for a citywide vote in November on whether American troops should be fighting in Iraq.
These chain saws a cut above the pack
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B8
A chain saw need not be integral to your emergency-preparedness plan, but one can sure come in handy to clear away branches buckled and trees toppled by Mother Nature’s fury.
New station, same winner
Another Sabatini project wins Realtors’ architectural award
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B8
Dan Sabatini could get used to this. For the second consecutive year, a Sabatini-designed project won the Architectural Enhancement Award from the Lawrence Board of Realtors through the organization’s River City Recognition Awards program.
Panel continues review of Nuss meeting
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B9
A month after a judicial commission issued a verdict, a House committee hasn’t finished its review of a conversation between two senators and a Kansas Supreme Court justice about education funding.
Rendezvous celebrates city’s history
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B9
Randy Hittle shot his first historic gun 12 years ago. Now, he has a whole group to shoot with him.
Bush tells Muslims: Don’t listen to extremists who lie about U.S.
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A3
President Bush sought to blunt anti-Americanism across the Middle East on Tuesday, asserting that extremists are trying to justify their violence by falsely claiming the U.S. is waging war on Islam. He singled out Iran and Syria as sponsors of terrorism.
Allen Press wins printing awards
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B8
Allen Press Inc., Lawrence, had several winners in the 2006 Annual Gold Ink Awards, a print production competition sponsored by Publishing Executive and Printing Impressions magazines.
Kansas coaching staff not second-guessing
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C1
A fade pass play in the second overtime. A shotgun formation on an obvious running situation in the first overtime. Running back Jon Cornish getting just 20 carries in a game featuring 81 offensive plays for Kansas University’s football team.
Friday breakfast features export boss
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B8
The top exporting official for Great Plains Manufacturing Inc. - the Salina-based company that won the 2006 Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award - will address a breakfast meeting of Kansas International at 7:30 a.m. Friday at Alvamar Country Club.
On the record
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B2
Lawrence datebook
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B2
Garcia pitches Chisox to rout
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C4
He thinks he might be traded, and if Freddy Garcia’s tenure is winding down, he’s going out in style. He’s also making a good case for the Chicago White Sox to keep him.
Commentary: For Maris supporters, Howard chasing real record
Phillies slugger escapes cloud of suspicion that has plagued home-run hitters Bonds, McGwire, Sosa
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C5
Gary Ficek’s day often begins the same way. Over breakfast, his youngest son will flip open the sports section to tease him about Ryan Howard’s latest home run for the Philadelphia Phillies.
K.C. clinches third straight last-place finish
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C5
Angels manager Mike Scioscia doesn’t mind relying on rookie pitchers. Still, it’s nice to have veteran hitters to back them up.
Jags ecstatic with ‘D’
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C8
Jacksonville Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio gave the game ball for Monday night’s 9-0 victory against the Super Bowl champion Steelers to defensive coordinator Mike Smith.
Kicker Andersen returns to Atlanta
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C8
Forty-six-year-old Morten Andersen became the second oldest player in NFL history Tuesday, returning to the Atlanta Falcons after Michael Koenen flopped badly in his attempt to do all the team’s kicking.
Superdome ready, recovered from hurricane
September 20, 2006
The game is so big, it’ll require two stadiums. Two NFL commissioners will be there. Two internationally renowned rock bands will play in the Louisiana Superdome shortly before kickoff.
KU graduation rates inch up 2 percent
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C6
Kansas University’s student-athlete graduation rates improved by 2 percent in the latest annual report released by KU athletic department officials Tuesday.
K-State suspends tight end Norwood
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C6
Tight end Rashaad Norwood, the leading receiver for the Kansas State Wildcats, has been suspended for Saturday’s game against No. 8 Louisville.
E. coli from spinach serious matter in news
September 20, 2006 in print edition on D3
E. coli O157:H7 is one of hundreds of strains of the bacterium Escherichia coli. Although most strains are harmless and live in the intestines of healthy humans and animals, this strain produces a powerful toxin and can cause severe illness.
No Kansas E. coli cases reported
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A7
There have been no confirmed or suspected cases of E. coli sickness from spinach in Kansas, but health departments should continue to watch for problems, state officials said Tuesday.
Farmers plow their spinach under
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A7
Farmers in the self-proclaimed “Salad Bowl to the World” started plowing their spinach crops under and laying off workers as government inspectors examined fields and packing houses Tuesday for the source of the deadly E. coli outbreak.
Spinach puts food safety under microscope
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A7
The contaminated spinach that’s sickening consumers is emboldening lawmakers who want to strengthen federal defenses against future outbreaks of food-borne illness.
Health expert cites lack of bird flu funding
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A6
The World Health Organization still lacks half the funds it needs to help countries fight bird flu as more human cases are expected in the coming months, the acting director-general said Tuesday.
U.S. abuse survivors sue Mexican cardinal
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A6
A group of sexual abuse survivors filed a lawsuit Tuesday against a Mexican cardinal, claiming he hid evidence to protect a priest accused of molesting boys.
Budapest police clash with demonstrators
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A6
Police charged bottle-hurling protesters early today in renewed unrest sparked by the prime minister’s leaked admission that his government had repeatedly lied to the public about the health of Hungary’s economy.
U.S. won’t reduce troops in Iraq
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A6
The U.S. military is likely to maintain and may even increase its force of more than 140,000 troops in Iraq through next spring, the top American commander in the region said Tuesday in one of the gloomiest assessments yet of when troops may come home.
Pope has long preached against violence in name of religion
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A8
Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks on Islam and holy war that have angered much of the Muslim world are in line with his efforts to spare religion from violence and extremism.
Thailand’s military ousts prime minister
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A6
In the dead of night and without firing a shot, Thailand’s military overthrew popularly elected Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra on Tuesday amid mounting criticism that he had undermined democracy.
People in the news
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A2
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Jericho’ takes on the bomb
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A2
Skeet Ulrich stars in “Jericho” (7 p.m., CBS) as Jake Green, a moody, mysterious prodigal son who returns to his sleepy Kansas hometown to get some money left to him in a will. We know he’s trouble because he tells everyone a different story about his disappearance. We know he’s moody because the mopey music tells us so. Jake’s dad (Gerald McRaney) happens to be Jericho’s mayor and deports himself with the ramrod straightness of every McRaney character.
Tickled about his 10th anniversary, Elmo takes giggling to extreme
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A8
He’s still red, fuzzy and really ticklish, but now Elmo’s laughing fits have him slapping his knee, falling to the floor, rolling over and pounding his arm.
Volunteer fair scheduled at KU
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B5
Kansas University will have a volunteer fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 5 in the fourth floor lobby of the Kansas Union.
KU expert to develop Medicaid audit plan
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B5
An associate professor at the Kansas University School of Nursing will take on the project of developing a plan for the state to resolve a number of Medicaid audits that already have cost Kansas $32.4 million.
Commentary: Big 12 loses its luster
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C6
ESPN dubbed it “Separation Saturday,” and way too many Big 12 Conference football teams embraced the concept.
Furyk next in line as Woods’ partner
American duo’s success could be crucial during this weekend’s Ryder Cup matches
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C2
On paper and in person, they look nothing alike. Tiger Woods is sheer power, from his 12 major championships and 63 titles worldwide to his acclaim as the richest athlete and one of the most recognizable faces in the world. Jim Furyk is a U.S. Open champion who grinds at his golf and is recognized only by his swing, which is not always a compliment. An analyst once described it as an octopus falling out of a tree.
Fair board considering ways to deal with rising energy costs
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B12
With this year’s Kansas State Fair just ended, officials already are discussing ways to reduce quickly rising utility costs before next year’s fair.
Salina science teacher suspended after students use same lancet
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B6
A high school science teacher has been suspended for allowing students to reuse the same instrument to draw blood from their fingers as part of a class project, district officials said Tuesday.
Clinic praised
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B11
To the editor: Last week, my picture was in the Journal-World in association with the Douglas County Dental Clinic.
Unhappy horses
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B11
To the editor: On Sept. 15, Lawrence was visited by some magnificent Clydesdale horses that were used to pull Budweiser beer wagons along Massachusetts Street.
OU’s Stoops still steamed
Pac-10 admits officials missed call on Oregon’s onside kick
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C6
A phone call from Oregon coach Mike Bellotti was nice, but it did absolutely nothing to soothe Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops over an incorrect officials’ ruling that likely cost his team a victory over the Ducks.
Ticket thanks
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B11
To the editor: Thank you to the nice man who graciously gave me a free ticket to the Kansas University women’s soccer game on Sunday.
What can’t Brown do for KU?
Junior’s personality, skills boost Jayhawks
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C1
After a volleyball match against BYU, Emily Brown walked off the court feeling proud that the Jayhawks handed the Cougars their first loss of the season. The junior right-side hitter smiled - but she wouldn’t let post-game interviews begin.
KU alumni recognized for service
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B5
Kansas University’s Alumni Association will honor three alumni with the Fred Ellsworth Medallion for unique and significant service to KU on Friday at the Adams Alumni Center. Each recipient also will be recognized during Saturday’s KU football game against South Florida.
U.S. support for Israel grows
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B11
Although there is some dispute about which side won the recent Middle East war, it is clear Israel was the victor in the battle for American public opinion. Americans were already disposed to back Israel, and the war with Hezbollah only deepened those instincts.
The world should stand up for free speech
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B10
Already, angry Palestinian militants have assaulted seven West Bank and Gaza churches, destroying two of them. In Somalia, gunmen shot dead an elderly Italian nun. Radical clerics from Qatar to Qom have called, variously, for a “day of anger” or for worshippers to “hunt down” the pope and his followers. From Turkey to Malaysia, Muslim politicians have condemned the pope and called his apology “insufficient.” And all of this because Benedict XVI, speaking at the University of Regensburg, quoted a Byzantine emperor who, more than 600 years ago, called Islam a faith “spread by the sword.”
Old home town - 100 years ago today
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B10
From the Lawrence Daily World for Sept. 20, 1906: “Yesterday morning there was still a large line of students lined up at the registrar’s office and the indication is the announced enrollment of 1,218, a record, could swell. : Stella Inez Ingram, the 17-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis M. Ingram, was killed instantly yesterday near Lone Star when she jumped from a buggy that was going into a ditch. The girl’s neck was broken. She was a Lawrence High graduate and a university student.”
Old home town - 40 years ago today
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B10
Kansas University Chancellor Clarke Wescoe opened the school’s 101st academic year by officially launching the $19.6 million Program for Progress designed to raise private funds for priority needs not met by state funding. The effort was timed with the start of KU’s second century. The first-day fall enrollment figure at KU was 14,538, but the final total was due to top 14,750.
Time to leap
Kansas University and the city have talked about this issue long enough. It’s time start to take action on a combined public transit system.
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B10
It’s time, as a Kansas University graduate student put it, for the operators of two Lawrence bus systems to “take a leap of faith” and figure out a way to merge the two systems.
Money people’
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B11
To the editor: When I saw the Sept. 12 article titled “Leaked memo details strategy,” and the Sept. 14 article titled “Kline’s memo blurs lines,” I guessed, without looking, who the author was.
After wet weekends, Ice league finally plays ball
September 20, 2006
Rain, rain go away. That’s what the Eagles wished for the past few weeks. And on Saturday the Eagles finally got their wish.
Veritas hits hard, but lends helping hand
September 20, 2006
“Hit ‘em hard, help ‘em up!” That is the team motto for the Veritas Eagles Junior High football team.
Don’t wait
Today always is the best time to show some kindness to those around us.
September 20, 2006 in print edition on B10
It’s a difficult lesson to have to learn so young.
Mystery object delays space shuttle’s landing
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A1
NASA postponed the return of Atlantis for at least a day and examined the shuttle for damage that could prevent it from making the journey home after a mysterious object apparently fell off the ship in orbit Tuesday.
Armed man breaches U.S. Capitol security
September 20, 2006 in print edition on A3
A man with a gun in his pocket who was high on crack crashed a stolen SUV onto the U.S. Capitol grounds Monday and ran past security, charging all the way to the basement before officers grabbed him, police said.
Duquesne shooting charges filed
Two men accused of aggravated assault, criminal conspiracy
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C2
Police charged two men Tuesday with shooting five Duquesne University basketball players after a school dance, and they accused a 19-year-old sophomore of helping get the men and their friends into the dance despite knowing some were armed.
Area clubs hit Lawrence for Kansas Cups
September 20, 2006
It wasn’t just any typical weekend for soccer in Lawrence. Saturday the Kaw Valley Soccer Assn. played host to the fourth annual Kansas Cup All-Girls soccer tournament.
Jayhawks, Woodland win invite
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C1
Gary Woodland won his first career collegiate event last fall, but his victory Tuesday at the Kansas Invitational was more special because of who was able to see it.
Keegan: Bad call shouldn’t tilt polls
September 20, 2006 in print edition on C1
The rules are in place, and nowhere in the rules does it say that when an officiating crew is so totally incompetent as to blow a call that gives the wrong team the victory, then the game can be erased from the record books.